U.S. health official says Zika not a reason to cancel Olympics
(Reuters) - The widespread Zika virus outbreak in Brazil does not pose enough of a threat to warrant canceling or putting off the Olympic Games set to be held in Rio de Janeiro in August, a leading U.S. health official said on Thursday .
U.S. sees first case of bacteria resistant to all antibiotics
(Reuters) - U.S. health officials on Thursday reported the first case in the country of a patient with an infection resistant to all known antibiotics, and expressed grave concern that the superbug could pose serious danger for routine infections if it spreads.
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In late August, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the launch of the Healthy Young America Video Contest. Today, Secretary Sebelius is announcing HHS’ first winner in the contest, Jason Girouard from Brimfield, Mass. Girouard’s video called "We are not invincible, we are human" took home our early bird prize of $1,500. The early bird submission deadline was September 2. Scholar’s Day at NEOMED April 26, 2014 from 10-2. All HPACs are welcome. To register your HPAC click "Register" at the top of this page.